Monday, June 16, 2008

We hold these truths to be self evident..

You know,it's long been acknowledged as a matter of course,that Friday the 13th is an unlucky day.
One of those universally accepted theories that pass,without question,from the intellectuals on high,to the lowly serfs dwelling in the valley below,in an effort to bring some measure of certainty to their very uncertain existence.
Other fundamental tenets of well informed doctrine include;

'The world is flat'.
'Man will never fly'..
'Thar be Dragons here!'
...

Okay,Right off the top,..we may now revel in the sure and certain knowledge that two of the above examples simply are not true!
In light of this,allow me to offer an opposing view to the whole Friday the 13th mystique.

This very thirteenth of June fell on a Friday,and I found myself clean up to my cynical heart in beautiful women!

Lorraine:.. 'I thought you said we were going to visit Booda Baby?'..
Auld Hat:.. 'I smell pie!'.
When in doubt,go with the classics.

Here's the last piece of Rainey's world famous applesauce cake!
I accidentally forgot to save it for Sage...*burp!*.


I finally got my copy of Unbound Press autographed by the author of 'Will write for food'.












Three pearls rare,and wonderful.


Cheetos and Champagn-ya!
..'I wonder what the poor folks are doin'?'..
Auld Hat making the flowers jealous.


On a decidedly more,'WTF!!' note,..blogger is being a huge butt,and not allowing me to upload the other FULL DOZEN!! pix I have ready to share.
..No matter.
I think the following video pretty much says it all.

video

23 Comments:

At 7:24 AM , Blogger booda baby said...

Yah, I thought they were coming to see me, too, ... too. (Can I do that? Is there some anti-excessiveness rule around here?) ANYWAY. Yes, yes, I'm very glad you got them, yah yah yah. But what about MEMEMEMEMEMEME? What? We have Cheetos down here.

They look so wonderful, I want to dance on their heads.

I'm sorry. I've been showing my affection violently this week. I'll try to do better next time.

 
At 5:38 PM , Blogger Serena Joy said...

You certainly are in the midst of a bevy of lovely ladies. Looks like a grand time was had by all.

 
At 8:11 PM , Blogger Sling said...

booda babe- We have no anti-excessiveness rule here.
Excessivenes is encouraged!
Plus!..They are even more wonderful than you might imagine!
You haven't lived until you've heard Rainey and Hat do their repertoire of accents in real life.
Solid gold! :)

serena joy- 'Bevy'??.. I'm pretty sure the correct designation is a 'Giggle' of girls. ;)
Either way,I number them among my blessings.

 
At 9:42 PM , Blogger Lorraine said...

Awwww, shucks. Seriously. You are too good to us.

 
At 10:02 PM , Blogger Sling said...

Rainey- I figured if I sucked up a little,you wouldn't post about how I spilled wine all over your feet...twice.
:O

 
At 3:05 AM , Blogger Doralong said...

Where are the pictures of the rats??

 
At 3:25 AM , Blogger citizen of the world said...

I've alwys found Friday the 13th to be a singularly lucky day for me.

 
At 4:07 AM , Blogger sageweb said...

What a bunch of good looking chicks you had at your place. Super Jealous I is.

I like talking like Yoda when I am overseas...

 
At 6:18 AM , Blogger yellowdog granny said...

wow...how great for all of you...can't wait for westfest when some of my blogger buds will be down..ain't it grand?

 
At 6:28 AM , Blogger cs said...

Wow how great to meet bloggers buddies and share with us. This is so way cool! I still need to get up North and meet Rosemary...only 30 miles and a few pines and prairies do we live apart, yet it seems like mountains. Hey, so Unbound Press finally published? Great? How is Amy and Charlie?
Thanks Sling!

 
At 8:23 AM , Blogger billy pilgrim said...

proof that blogging can be a productive pastime.

i think friday the 13th is fraught with danger and all employees should be given the day off with pay to protect their loved ones.

 
At 11:18 AM , Blogger Kimberly Ann said...

Friday the 13th is now a day of sunshine, flowers, girlies and great things. Nice work.

 
At 3:23 PM , Blogger LostInCO said...

Very Lucky you!!!

 
At 4:53 PM , Blogger Sling said...

Doralong- Silly girl...Everyone knows you don't take pictures of your trophies until they have been properly stuffed,and mounted.

citizen- True story.I met Lizzard King's mom on Friday the 13th nearly 25 years ago!
You meet the nicest folks on that day. :)

CS- I highly reccomend making the effort to meet those people you've come to know so well through their blogs.
You know,Amy and Charlie just sorta dropped off the radar quite a while back.As far as I know,there was only one edition of unbound press.

billy P.- Hey!..I really did get the day off with pay!
I asked the K's if I could be sick that day because I had friends visiting,and they graciously agreed...I love those guys.

kimberly ann- I think we can stand the whole Friday the 13th stigma on it's head,and lobby for it to be a nationally recognized day of good fortune!..We'll need a Hallmark card,of course.

lostinco- I'm totally lucky!..Must be the Irish in me.

 
At 7:24 PM , Blogger Mom said...

That looks like a wonderful party! You are a very lucky man to have all that loveliness plus applesauce cake.

 
At 5:23 PM , Blogger Allan said...

Excellent post and a happy 13th! That's some fine company you have.
Why are you reading this? You should be out doing something in real life...say hi for me.
I miss Amy and Charlie.

 
At 8:41 PM , Blogger Citymouse said...

Well it's about time! Ive been waiting for those! Wish I was there with you all!

 
At 3:32 AM , Blogger citizen of the world said...

As people travel through my neck of the woods or I am near theirs, I am trying to do that. Two so far, but I'll get their. Someday when I'm in your part of the world, I'll have to meet you since you've romised to marry me.

 
At 7:01 AM , Blogger Willym said...

I feel like Hat here.. .clapping my hands with delight and smilingly like crazy. What wonderful pics and are there a few to share with the famous Sling int them?

 
At 6:40 PM , Blogger Sling said...

mom- Some days diamonds!..
I decided to take the good,with the best. ;)

allan- Happy belaated 13th to you buddy!
Are you saying blogging isn't real lif? ;)

Mouse-I got 'em to ya as quick as I could doll.
I'm pretty sure O-Town has an ordinance against more than 3 bloggers congregating at one time. :P

citizen- Well since I promised to marry you,I most certainly will..
*note to self;
I really have to stop doing that.

willym- I have it on good authority that Hat has posted some pix of me..

 
At 5:35 PM , Blogger Middle Child said...

Lovely photos - lovely cake and many smiles - what more could a fella want?

 
At 12:20 PM , Blogger more cowbell said...

Looks you're replete with wine, women, and song! Usually one tries to keep the wine off of the women's feet, but whatever.

The pictures are lovely, so glad you're the sharing sort. Teen Demon just graduated on Friday the 13th, so it was a good day for us as well.

 
At 12:20 PM , Blogger more cowbell said...

PS: A giggle of girls ... ha!!

 

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